Please note that commenters may sign in to comment, thus avoiding the comment queue that is presently shaping up in my email.
The aim is not “moderation” but spam avoidance. I have already eliminated a slew of spam messages.
Because I shall shortly be leaving the country for a few days, I don’t want anyone lost in the queue during that time thinking dark thoughts of “censorship.” Just sign in. Easy.
UPDATE: Er…or not.